US initial jobless claims 231K vs 225K estimate
Continuing claims 1631K vs 1690K estimate
US jobless claims moved up to 231K in the current week. This was lower than the 235k last week (was 234K).
- The continuing claims came in at 1631K. That was lower than the 1705K (revised from 1710K) last week.
- the four-week moving average for claims moved to 228K a gain of 4,250 in the current week
- The largest increases in initial claims for the week ending November 24 were in Pennsylvania (+3,544), Wisconsin (+2,119), Massachusetts (+1,224), Kentucky (+1,181), and Oklahoma (+1,026),
- The largest decreases were in
Texas (-5,480), California (-4,245), Florida (-2,081), Illinois (-2,021), and Georgia (-1,679).